Fire Onboard Cargo Ship

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Fire erupted in a container, on board of a multipurpose cargo ship, berthed at Izmir Turkey, Aug 1, reports Maritime Bulletin. 

What happened?

Fire erupted in a container, on board of multipurpose cargo ship FWN SPLENDIDE, berthed at Izmir Turkey, in the afternoon Aug 1. 

Any damage reported?

Fire was extinguished by firefighter engines in about an hour and reported that it didn’t spread further. The number of damaged containers remains unknown. As of 0730 UTC Aug 2, the ship remained berthed at Izmir.

About the vessel

Multipurpose cargo ship FWN SPLENDIDE (ex-JADE C), IMO 9320518, dwt 10600, capacity 679 TEU, built 2005, flag Netherlands, manager FORESTWAVE NAVIGATION BV (EQUASIS).

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Source: Maritime Bulletin

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